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2014 Annual Report


2nd African Epilepsy Congress
Cape Town, South Africa, 2014

The 2nd African Epilepsy Congress was held in Cape Town, South Africa 22nd to 24th May 2014. The title of the congress was Epilepsy in Africa: Bridging the Gap – much fruitful discussion was undertaken over the 2.5 days with regard to the current position of epilepsy care in Africa. The Congress was attended by 287 delegates from 59 countries, including 88 from South Africa. The programme was diverse and varied, and quality of talks excellent, with good attendance throughout. A total of 57 posters were presented from centres around Africa, ranging from in vitro assessment of traditional remedies to epilepsy service development.

Congress report and photos


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